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Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Former Lake Region State basketball player leads nonprofit
DSU Foundation hearing pushed to late spring or early summer
Police Blotter: Woman reports possible fake soldier scam
Archaeologists find toys, bottles and debris of daily life at former Fargo brothel
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Long X Bridge
November 2, 2015
Meetings set to discuss 4-lane Highway 85 project between Belfield and Watford City
An essential road through North Dakota’s Oil Patch may see some major improvements The North Dakota Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings next week to discuss a proposal to turn a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane road between Belfield and...
November 2, 2015 - 12:28pm
August 3, 2015
Long X Bridge on Highway 85 may be replaced
WATFORD CITY -- Another major piece of the prime two-lane highway into the Bakken shale play would be widened and the old Long X Bridge possibly...
August 3, 2015 - 6:29pm
April 1, 2015
Long X Bridge on U.S. 85 closing nightly for repairs
WATFORD CITY - The Long X Bridge crossing the Little Missouri River south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed nightly for repairs starting Monday through an undetermined date. The bridge sustained damage to the overhead girders this winter and temporary repairs were...
April 1, 2015 - 3:16pm
December 18, 2014
Long X Bridge south of Watford City reopens to traffic
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation reopened both lanes of the Long X Bridge on U.S. Highway 85 south of Watford City on Thursday afternoon. The bridge was closed early Thursday morning for repairs. Until further notice, traffic speeds on the bridge...
December 18, 2014 - 4:04pm
December 15, 2014
Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday
WATFORD CITY -- The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge. School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as necessary. Motorists must...
December 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
December 5, 2014
Oil Patch bridge not the only one taking a beating
WATFORD CITY -- Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge...
December 5, 2014 - 5:07pm
November 24, 2014
Long X Bridge re-opened to 1 lane of traffic
WATFORD CITY -- The Long X Bridge south of Watford City reopened to one lane of travel Monday afternoon after a Saturday morning traffic accident led to its closure. A temporary signal is in place to direct traffic across the bridge, the North Dakota Department of Transportation...
November 24, 2014 - 3:04pm
November 22, 2014
Long X bridge closed after Saturday morning traffic incident
WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge on Highway 85 was closed Saturday after a traffic incident. The bridge south of Watford City was closed at...
November 22, 2014 - 7:35pm
July 21, 2014
Long X Bridge suffers minimal damage after truck hits it
WATFORD CITY -- A truck traveling on U.S. Highway 85 hit the top portion of the Long X Bridge that spans the Little Missouri River on Friday evening, according to authorities. “I believe it hit the top portion from the beginning to the end of the bridge,” said Katie Pizza,...
July 21, 2014 - 5:45pm
November 19, 2013
Inspection work on Long X Bridge complete
The North Dakota Department of Transportation reported Tuesday morning that inspection work is complete on the Long X Bridge on US Highway 85, approximately 14 miles south of Watford City. All restrictions have been lifted and traffic is moving as normal.
November 19, 2013 - 11:03am